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'Christian beheads Muslim' drama backed by BBC Trust - No riots that way.

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posted on Nov, 30 2009 @ 01:02 PM
Of course you can not make a drama showing Muslims beheading Christians but you can show a fantasy showing Christians beheading Muslims because Jesus Christ said so.

Why did they not take the direct route? Maybe because if they did the BBC would have had been a target or terrorists so the very thing they are bowing down to with the ultra sensative Islam that is not not too sensitive when it comes down freedom of speech of others of the same light.

The BBC Trust, a group of “independent trustees acting in the public interest”, rejected suggestions that the drama associated fanatical Christianity with evangelicalism and gave an offensive portrayal of evangelical Christians.

Daily Telegraph writer, Damian Thompson, said: “We are deep into the realms of BBC bias and ignorance here.

“Only a BBC drama series would, to quote the complainant, ‘transfer the practice of terrorist beheadings from Islamist radicals to a fantasised group of fundamentalist Christians’.”

When the show was broadcast a TV reviewer for the Observer said: “it wasn’t the absurdity of the storyline that buried Bonekickers so much as the BBC’s paint-by-numbers version of political correctness.”

He added: “A Martian watching TV drama of late would probably conclude that the country is crawling with homicidal Islamophobes”.

The BBC Trust’s decision to support the drama comes in the same week as the BBC caved in to pressure and apologised to the Muslim Council of Britain over accusations that the group supports attacks on British troops.

The accusation came in an edition of the Beeb’s topical debate show, Question Time. A £30,000 payout and an apology have been offered by the BBC, despite the fact that the Government has expressed similar sentiments about the same group.

In October last year Director General of the BBC, Mark Thompson, said Islam should be treated more sensitively than Christianity because it is less integrated into our society.

In 2006 executives at the BBC admitted that they would consider broadcasting a scene where the Bible was thrown away but they would never do the same with the Koran.

In the same year the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, said that Christians took “more knocks” in BBC programmes than other faiths.

Dr Sentamu said: “They can do to us what they dare not do to the Muslims. We are fair game because they can get away with it.”


[edit on 30-11-2009 by The time lord]

posted on Mar, 30 2010 @ 02:05 PM
It has always been politically correct to have a Christian turn into the bad guy when it comes to drama here in the UK. Maybe because Christians can take it likely or society has changed to a point that no one cares. The problem here is that although it is an inovative story it has the sense of mirror realities to make the tolerant Christian viewers accept it as a normality that Christians are bad too and act like extreamists from other religions. I think crossing the wires does not always work, maybe the more intelligent audiance does not take it seriously but what about the no so tollerant ones who like Christianity wiped out of your culture?


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